Board of Trustees


Alfimov Mikhail Alfimov Mikhail

M. Alfimov was born in 1937 in the Ivanovka village, Glazunovsky Distric, Orel Region. In 1961 graduated from the Moscow Physical-Technical Institute on specialty Kinetics and Combustion. In 1967 he defended his thesis on "Triplet states by fast electrons" and in 1973 - his doctoral dissertation on "Energy transfer and 2-step processes involving triplet states". In 1977 he was awarded the title of professor.


In 1981 he was elected a corresponding member of the USSR Academy of Sciences in the Department of General and Technical Chemistry of the USSR (specialty "Technical Physics"). In 1997 he was elected a full member of the Russian Academy of Sciences in the Department of General and Technical Chemistry (specialty “Chemistry”).


M. Alfimov - a specialist in the field of organic nanophotonics, photophysics and photochemistry of supramolecular systems. Scientific activities M. Alfimov, his students and colleagues focused on the study of self-organization of molecular and nanoscale systems using optical and photochemical properties. The main objectives of the research are: design and directed synthesis of optically and photochemically active nanoscale structures and creation on their basis of chemosensory materials.


Since 1973 M. Alfimov - Head of the Laboratory of Photochemistry of solid state body at the Institute of Problems of Chemical Physics of the USSR, and after in the RAS (Chernogolovka), from 1985 to 1987 - Acting Director of the Semenov Institute of Chemical Physics (ICP) of the USSR AS, from 1987 to 1997 - Head of the Department of Photochemistry of the Semenov ICP of the USSR AS, and after in the RAS (the department in 1997 was converted into the RAS Photochemistry Center). From 1994 to 2003 - acting Deputy Chairman, Deputy Chairman and Chairman of the RFBR. From 2004 till now - Director of the Center of Photochemistry of the RAS.


M. Alfimov - chief editor of Russian Nanotechnology, chairman of the scientific and technical council of the State Corporation "Russian Corporation of Nanotechnologies", Member of the Division of Nanotechnologies and Information Technologies.


M. Alfimov - Head of base chair "Physics of supramolecular and nanosystems" at the Moscow Physical-Technical Institute. He trained 9 doctors and 27 candidates of sciences.

M. Alfimov - Head of Research and Education Center "Organic Nanophotonics", jointly created by Photochemistry Center of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow Physics and Technology Institute, National Research Nuclear University MEPhI, Lomonosov Moscow State University of Fine Chemical Technologies.

M. Alfimov - author and co-author of 607 scientific publications and 51 inventions.

M. Alfimov - laureate of the State Prize of the Russian Federation.

M. Alfimov awarded the Order of Friendship of Peoples and Friendship of the Russian Federation, the Order of the "Legion of Honor" of France , the Order "Cross of Merit" of Germany.